At least a dozen people were shot in eight separate incidents during a bloody night across the Big Apple, according to cops and police sources.
The most recent victim was a 17-year-old boy, shot in the right shoulder around 2:20 a.m. on the grounds of the St. Mary’s Park Houses in the South Bronx, the sources said.
He was taken to Lincoln Medical Center and was described as uncooperative.
In the Rosedale section of Queens, a 32-year-old man was shot in both legs on 148th Avenue near Huxley Street, cops said.
The male suspect fled, and the victim was taken to Jamaica Hospital Medical Center by EMS in stable condition.
Around the same time, a 29-year-old man was blasted in the arm and a 32-year-old man in the leg at West 135th Street and Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Boulevard in Harlem around 1 a.m., cops said.
The circumstances were not immediately clear.
About a half-hour earlier, a 30-year-old woman was shot in the neck on West 112th Street near Fifth Avenue in East Harlem, cops said.
An unknown male approached and started firing before taking off, authorities said. It’s unclear whether the woman, who was taken to St. Luke’s Hospital in stable condition, was the intended target.
Eight shell casings were recovered from the scene, police sources said.
A 22-year-old man was critically hurt in a shooting around 11:30 p.m. Tuesday while riding in his friend’s car on East 167th Street in the Concourse section of the Bronx, police sources said.
The friend told cops he was driving the victim and another man in a black 2013 BMW when he heard three shots ring out, according to the sources.
When he realized his pal had been shot, he immediately drove to Bronx Lebanon Hospital.
The victim was intubated at the hospital and couldn’t be questioned by police — and the friend said he couldn’t remember whether the shots were fired near Sherman or Sheridan Avenue.
Around 10 p.m. in Brooklyn, a 15-year-old boy and 16-year-old girl were sitting together on a park bench at Brooklyn Avenue and Park Place in Crown Heights when a white SUV and a red sedan pulled up, authorities said.
A suspect got out from one of the vehicles and started firing — striking the boy in the finger and the girl in the left arm, authorities said.
Both were taken to the Kings County Hospital Center by EMS, and it was unclear whether either was an intended target.
Another teen, a 17-year-old boy, was grazed in the back of the head on East 104th Street near Third Avenue, on the grounds of NYCHA’s Washington Houses in East Harlem around 7:50 p.m., cops said.
He’s described as uncooperative.
Yet another teen — and two other victims — were hurt in a shooting in front of a building on 77th Street near 88th Avenue in Woodside around 7:15 p.m., cops said.
The trio was standing outside when a dark sedan pulled up and someone fired from the vehicle, cops said.
Two men, 19 and 21, were shot in their right legs, and a 22-year-old man was grazed in the head.
Authorities said Tuesday night that the building was abandoned, but could not confirm that Wednesday morning.
The shootings came days after an innocent bystander — a 21-year-old Marine visiting from upstate — was struck by a stray bullet in Times Square.
The high-profile shooting prompted Mayor Bill de Blasio and NYPD Chief of Department Rodney Harrison to promise an increased police presence in the Crossroads of the World.
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